Comedy Clicks – USA Edition – The Crazy Ones

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a show that was one of Robin Williams’ final completed works – The Crazy Ones

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Opening Titles

 

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Out-of-the-box Simon Roberts runs an ad agency with his Type-A daughter Sydney. – IMDb

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 Season

 

Characters:

Robin Williams – Simon Roberts
Sarah Michelle Gellar – Sydney Roberts
James Wold – Zach Cropper
Hamish Linklater – Andrew Keanelly
Amanda Setton – Lauren Slotsky

 

Trivia

  • Sarah Michelle Gellar’s fourth television show.
  • At one point Sarah Michelle Gellar’s character references Bones co-star David Boreanaz who also co-starred with Gellar as “Angel” in Buffy and as “Angel” in his spin-off series Angel.
  • In the episode with Fred Melamad it looks as though Fred is much taller than Hamish Linklater (Andrew) when in actuallity Fred is only 185 cm (6’1) and Hamish is 193 cm (6’4)
  • In 2011, the same network – CBS – decided to pass on the pilot of Ringer (2011) despite a well received response to both the show and Sarah Michelle Gellar. It was later shipped to The CW.
  • One of Robin Williams’ final completed works. He passed away a few months after the show was cancelled.

Clips

Promo 

 

The McDonalds Song

 

 

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